‘Wooing’ the Younger Generation

Below is a profile on Kerrisdale Community Centre Society Board Member Melissa Woo. This is one segment of a special profile series on our community centre patrons and our volunteer Board Members. Melissa Woo is a dynamo. She might be slight in size and gentle in demeanour, but in reality, she is a full of ideas and energy – and has the ability to get things done. The youngest and newest member of the Kerrisdale Board, Melissa is

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Kerrisdale Community Centre – A Family Affair

Below is a profile on community centre member Paige Swartz. This is one segment of a special profile series on our community centre patrons. For Paige Swartz, the Kerrisdale Community Centre is a family affair – and three generations of it, at that. Unlike many at the community centre, her father didn’t bring her to the community centre when she was a child, but as an adult when she moved into the area with her

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An Environment of Success

Below is a profile on Kerrisdale Community Centre Society Board and community centre member Robert Lockhart. It is one segment of a special profile series on our community centre patrons and our volunteer Board Members. Robert Lockhart has been involved with the Kerrisdale Community Centre Society (KCCS) – as President of the Board and, now, as a Board Member – for more than seven years. Before volunteering on the Board, he also brought his children

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The People of KerrisdaleCC – A Profile Series

Below is a guest blog post by Ruth Atherley of AHA Creative Strategies. A seasoned writer, Ruth was asked to write several blog posts for us to profile some of the Kerrisdale Community Centre members and our Board. When I was asked by the Kerrisdale Community Centre Society executive to write a few profiles on some of the members who make use of the Kerrisdale Community Centre, I expected it to be an interesting, fun

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KerrisdaleCC Stories Wanted!

Has Kerrisdale Community Centre Made Your Life Better in Some Way? — We Want to Hear from You!   Our community centre is going to run a series of Kerrisdale Community Centre member profiles on our blog. We want to show the Park Board and the world how important our community centre is to Kerrisdale. Our writer, Ruth Atherley, would like to interview people who come to the community centre. We want to know what the community

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Join the KCCS Board

Apply now to Join the KCCS Board of Directors! Kerrisdale Community Centre Society (KCCS) has more than 75-years of history in delivering recreational, social and artistic programs and services to the Kerrisdale community. Strong communities rely on their own resources, and Kerrisdale is both a strong and evolving neighbourhood with ever-changing needs. One of those needs is for you to get involved and KCCS offers a great opportunity to do so. By becoming a Director, you can

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Irene Ronnie turning 100 on Nov 3, 2015!

A Centenarian, Irene Ronnie Irene Ronnie Turning 100 Years! Tues Nov 3 – – – – – – – – – Congratulations and best wishes to our beloved former KCCS Board member and long-serving Chair of the Seniors Council, Irene Ronnie, who will become a centenarian on November 3! To learn more about Irene and her outlook on life, please visit Kerrisdale Playbook’s website www.kccplaybook.org for an in-depth interview entitled A Centenarian, Irene Ronnie.

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An Award of Appreciation from Vancouver School Board

The Kerrisdale Community Centre Society (KCCS) recently received an Award from the Vancouver School Board’s Settlement Workers in Schools (SWIS) program in appreciation of its collaboration and support in hosting Youth Volunteer Fairs and Chinese New Year celebrations in past years. The program targets youth in Vancouver schools who are new arrivals to Canada. The Award was presented during the “UNICEF Newcomer Youth Ambassador Recognition & Nepal Earthquake Relief Fundraiser” organized by SWIS at Lord

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